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kitchen dining table and countertop with chairs Loft Conversion

Loft Conversion, Extension Or Move Home?

Maybe you’re looking at your little ones, and you realise they’re just not that little anymore. Or you’re fed up of shifting essentials from room to room, because there’s not really a place for them to call home.... Read more
laptop at the top of the side table When did you last speak to your estate agent?

When did you last speak to your estate agent?

It’s difficult for both you and your agent when the market is slow; they don’t have anything to tell you, so not only will they stop calling, they may even start avoiding your calls too.  Meanwhile, you’re left fe... Read more
Flower vase with on top of the table Home staging

What exactly IS home staging??

Home staging, or as it’s sometimes known, house dressing, has been with us now for over a decade.  Originating in the States, the formidable Anne Maurice brought the concept over in 1998 with her Channel 5 programme ... Read more
Flower vase at the top of table Do you have a marketing strategy (1)

Is your marketing strategy working?

This month we’re focusing around reviewing where you home is at in the selling process. How is your marketing looking? In the sellers’ market, fantastic marketing can mean the difference between sold or sitting on th... Read more
beautiful countryside with houses Who’s Doing the Viewings on Your Home_

Who’s Doing the Viewings on Your Home?

I once went to view a property on behalf of a client; a lovely little cottage in Cheshire at £350,000.  When I arrived with a colleague, the front door was wide open and the viewing ‘rep’ was standing in the kitche... Read more

What Women Want

This week, I received a call from someone who has a beautiful, architect-designed home for sale in Lancashire.  A very unusual home, it’s a cross between a Huf House (do Google it if you haven’t come across them) an... Read more

First impressions

In my opinion, it should be your agent who accompanies viewings on your house.  However, there may be times when this is impossible, for example, weekends and evenings, and you may find yourself showing a prospective bu... Read more